France villa 64527
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Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
This property enjoys a very unique and convenient location. Perched on a lush valley just a few minutes away from the little village of Villefranche, it is an ideal starting point to explore the magnificent city of Nice and the marvellous beaches of Monaco. The villa offers stunning views of the bay of Villefranche and is meters away from the beach.
This majestic property, originally built in 1880, has kept all the beautiful Belle Époque features of that period.
The property comprises of the main house, an apartment and a guest house.
Upon entering the main house you will find a spacious hall. On both sides of the entrance hall are located the living and dining areas.
The living area has comfortable armchairs and sofas around a beautiful fireplace.
For entertainment you will find a flat screen TV with SKY satellite channels, a CD player and a stereo system.
On the other side of the entrance hall is the dining area with a large dining elegant table with seating for up to 10 guests. This area opens up onto a small balcony through large glass doors revealing stunning views of the bay of Villefranche.
Adjacent is a fully equipped kitchen featuring a fridge/freezer, an oven, a hob, a microwave, a grill and a dishwasher. The kitchen has a private access to the exterior grounds.
The main villa boasts 4 en-suite bedrooms all including the luxury of walk-in dressing area. There are 2 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms. One of the double bedrooms features an office area and a luxurious en suite bathroom.
The apartment of this property comprises a bedroom, a kitchenette and a living area. The kitchenette includes all modern appliances and the living room has the luxury of a flat screen TV with SKY satellite channels. The double bedroom features an en suite shower room and private access to the outdoor area.
The guest house is built over 2 floors. On the ground floor you will find a shower room and on the first floor is located a double bedroom.
Moving to the exterior grounds of this property you will be impressed by the perfect setting of the outside area. It is completely dedicated to your ultimate relaxation and includes multiple lounging areas from where you can admire breathtaking views. For the children there is a child's swing and a sand pit.
Adjacent is the 7m x 3m swimming pool featuring the luxury of heating system allowing you to enjoy the pool's comfort year round.
Beach lovers will not be disappointed as a beautiful beach is located only 100 meters away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 5 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The French Riviera - Cote d'Azur region
The Cote d'Azur is the area of south-east France that runs along the coast from Bandol, west of Toulon, to Menton and the Italian border in the east. Part of the coast is also known as the French Riviera. The Cote d'Azur therefore includes the southern edges of the Var and Riviera departments. The Mediterranean coast (Cote d'Azur / Riviera) of south-east France includes such renowned resorts as Nice, Antibes, Saint-Tropez and Cannes. Rich, exclusive, sophisticated.
The coastline here is very beautiful and the weather is more consistently sunny than any other part of France (corsica excepted). There are many small villages and towns along the coast and slightly inland where you will want to stop and explore.
Cap Ferrat is a peninsula into the Mediterranean just south of Villefranche-sur-Mer. Most of the peninsula is home to the very wealthy - although you will see little more clue to the existence of most of these villas as you explore than their entrance gates. Apart from walking along the (very beautiful) coast from St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, there are a couple of other reasons why you should visit. The first is the zoo and extensive parkland surrounding Les Cedres, the original villa to be built on the island (by King Leopold II)
The second is the Musee Ephrussi de Rothschild. Stunning even among the other villas in the area, the Villa of Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild (the 'Villa Ile de France') was built in the early part of the 20th century.
Both outside in the meticulously maintained gardens (separated into several parts, each with a different theme), and in the lavish interior of the villa, there are plenty of 'oooh' and 'aaah' moments as you come across yet more extraordinary items of art, furniture etc.
Villefranche-sur-Mer is in the Alpes-Maritimes department of the Cote d'Azur, close to the French border with Italy and 5 km from Nice.
The town is built on terraces up the hill that overlooks the azure blue sea and beautiful bay of the Mediterranean below. The town has been occupied since roman times, and there are some older buildings to be seen - you can't miss the 16th century citadel, the large walled building next to the water below the old town, that is now home to a clutch of museums.
The big attraction in Villefranche-sur-Mer - seaside, harbour and beach apart - is the attractive old town with beautiful ancient houses lining the steep cobbled streets that wind up through the town.
One interesting feature that reminds you that you are in an ancient town - the streets that run along the hill (rather than up and down) pass through arches under the houses, creating a great atmosphere - the best known is called Rue Obscura.
There are also a couple of churches of interest eg Chapel Saint Pierre, featuring decoration by Cocteau, in the Villefranche-sur-Mer old town, before you ascend to the Mont Alban Fort for great views out across the sea and along the coast.
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Calendar last updated:12 Feb 2015
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